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Operating Engineer 9/20/2017

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc. Miami, FL

Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
Miami, FL
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
AJE Ref #


JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARYResponsible for ensuring the efficient operation and maintenance of mechanical and/or electrical equipment and housekeeping for assigned properties.



* Perform all plumbing, electrical, or HVAC requirements of the building.

* Maintain water heaters, chillers, pumps, heat pumps and air handlers etc.

* Monitor and adjust all mechanical and electronic VAV controls, distribution panels, chill water valves, thermostats, diffusers, and other equipment necessary to provide a comfortable environment for the buildings

* Monitor Energy Management and make adjustments as required.

* Repair doors, ceilings, hand railings, and floors.

* Perform preventive maintenance duties, including changing filters, greasing motors, replacing light fixtures, inspecting and adjusting belts, replacing motor bearings, aligning shafts and annual inspections as directed by the manufacturers recommendations.

* Inspect Generator Engine and related equipment, garage exhaust fan repairs, cooling tower maintenance and chemical treatment for condenser water open loops, all motors, house pumps, and sump pumps.

* Document and report activities to supervisor.

* Respond immediately to emergency situations (fire, evacuation, equipment failure, etc.) and customer concerns

* Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency, and company directives as relates to building operations and practice safe work habits


* Graduate of apprentice program or trade school

* 2+ years of related work experience in operating mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems in a commercial property setting

* Appropriate license/permit for trade as may be required, i.e. Journeyman or Master Electrician License or City Licenses

* Or any similar combination of education and experience

* May be required to have certification as a Universal Technician for CFCs depending on market licensure requirements

* Possess and maintain a valid driver s license and good driving record with periodic checks

* Background checks may be required by client

* Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service

* Excellent interpersonal skills

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

* May be only maintenance staff member on duty during certain shifts; may be required to work extended periods of time without relief when responding to priority/emergency situations (including overtime type assignments); may require shift work and/or on call duties


* Ability to stoop, stand, climb, frequently lift a minimum of 50 lbs. of equipment (pumps, tools, ladders) and safely install rigging/lifting devices

* Regularly required to crouch and reach to install/move equipment by bending forward at the waist or by bending legs and spine

* Involves movement between departments, floors, and properties to facilitate work

* Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you

* Ability to read and understand information presented orally and in writing

* Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, drawings and schematics

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmat ive Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status..